Screen Time v. Play Time – and Homework

You may be interested in John Hattie’s homework interview on the BBC recently.  Professor Hattie is a leading and highly regarded educationalist and his evidence-based conclusions may help mitigate against the high level of pressure in mainstream education for homework and extra curricular activities.

The Guardian recently ran a feature article on attitudes of parents in the IT industry to their own children’s use of electronic technology: this makes interesting reading and makes reference to the Steiner Waldorf approach to technology from people who know and understand the products very well.

Parents of young children may find both these pieces of interest.